Individuals-FAQ

Our answers to your key questions

Here you’ll find answers to some of the most common questions clients frequently ask. If you have questions not covered below or just need more clarification, don’t hesitate to contact us through the Contact Form. You will find our team to be accessible, courteous and helpful.

  • Q. When was Cape Securities, Inc. founded and where is it located?

    A. Cape Securities, Inc. was founded in 1976 near Cape Hatteras in North Carolina. In 2008, the home office moved to McDonough, Georgia in the South Metro Atlanta area, and a process of forming a family of companies began, fulfilling the vision of the firm’s CEO, Jim R Webb. The new alliance included the newly launched SEC-registered Cape Investment Advisory, Inc. and the integration of Cape Insurance Solutions, Inc., an independent insurance agency.

  • Q. Where is Cape registered to do business?

    A. Cape is registered to do business in all 50 states. Contact a Cape advisor near you.

  • Q. What online resources can I access through this website?

    A. Through this website, you can access a wealth of online resources to manage your financial life, cultivate a better understanding of the financial concepts behind financial management, and gain fast easy access to market performance data. Such resources include financial calculators, forms and articles.

  • Q. Why should I choose Cape products and services?

    A. Cape has upheld a long tradition of integrity and service since its inception 40 years ago. We explain our products and services so they are easily understood. We value every professional relationship, and are committed to being a true financial concierge dedicated to building lasting relationships with advisors and their clients.

  • Q. Besides being a broker-dealer, what other lines of business does Cape support?

    A. Cape is home to Registered Investment Advisers and offers end clients a broad range of investment, insurance and retirement to enable a comprehensive planning approach to your entire financial life. We help you protect, preserve, accumulate and transfer wealth. We are committed to providing total wealth management capabilities and services in tune with market demands.

  • Q. Will I be pressured into buying proprietary products?

    A. No. Cape advisors can build your portfolios, retirement plans, and employee benefit plans through the open-architecture model, which provides access to a broad choice of investment options that can be tailored to your needs and strategy. The customized products we offer are meant to complement, not dictate, your financial plan.

  • Q. What custodians does Cape Securities, Inc. work with to clear and settle transactions?

    A. Cape Securities’ clearing partner is Hilltop Securities, whose powerful and flexible platform gives clients access to their data in real-time. Cape Investment Advisory, Inc. has custodial relationships with recognized industry leaders including Charles Schwab Institutional, TD Ameritrade Institutional, TradePMR, and Interactive Brokers.